Texas Residents Can Return Home After Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Officials allow families to return home after blast area is deemed to be safe.
1:30 | 04/21/13

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digging themselves out of that snow. Ened in texas, that deadly fertilizer plant explosion, residents were able to move back home. Abc's steve osunsami. Reporter: Residents begs to get home were finally allowed a few short hours saturda night and get ou at kathy and jim dougherty's house, several blocks away from the explosion, they came to broken glass and cracks in the ceiling authorities are allowing only some residents to see their homes. We're very, very fortunate. Lot of people have lost everything. Reporter: Police closest to the worst damage were told overnight it could be another week before they get back in, they're still worried about broken gas pipes causing another deadly explosion. No one here wants to relive this. 14 people were killed. Federal investigators are here. They still haven't shared what they think caused the plant to blow. The plant is several streets, several city blocks that way. Workers there now, walls around the building are still crumbling and the fire there is still smoldering. They may have to live this way for months. For "good morning america," abc news, steve osunsami west,

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